Entrepreneur

Chicago

Shaily Baranwal of Elevate K-12 & Classblox on The Future Of Education

By | Dec 17, 2016 at 2:30 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  With a passion for k-12 education, Shaily Baranwal, CEO and founder of Elevate K-12 and Classblox, has helped provides digital instruction and online resources to…

Tips & How To’s

3 Holiday Marketing Tips to Keep Your Customers Joyful

By | Dec 17, 2016 at 12:45 pm

The holidays are upon us!  It is time to enjoy a vacation and spend time with our loved ones.  But, of course, this doesn’t mean that we put down our phones, stop using websites, and stop using the apps we love. Have you even…

Marketing & Social Media

10 Lesser-Known Content Promotion Platforms to Boost Reach

By | Dec 17, 2016 at 10:30 am

Simply writing high-quality content does no good for your business. It needs to get in front of your targeted audience. So, once you have hit the publish button on your blog, your next step must be to promote your content on relevant platforms. Facebook,…

Marketing

6 Highly Effective Company Tag Lines and Why They Work

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. While there are hundreds of marketing strategies out there, the slogan goes a lot further than you might think. Companies like Nike, McDonald’s, and Target…

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4 Things You Need To Understand to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Entrepreneurship has never been easy. If it were, everyone would be more than happy being their own boss. However, founding a startup puts you on a path riddled with fear and uncertainty. This is an aspect that most people dislike by nature, and is the reason…

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Productivity

10 Sites to Help You Procrastinate The Right Way

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Computers, tablets and smartphones are amazing devices, allowing us to make more in less time. They’re incredible at making us more productive, but they can also work against you. With the advent of the internet, along came several website with no other goal than procrastination. Procrastinating…

Marketing

5 Tips to Improve Your Email Campaigns

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Most brands have email marketing programs. Many years back, there was a prediction that email marketing would be replaced by something new. Email marketing is still one of the most effective ways of marketing nowadays to reach the potential customers. Some email marketing campaigns…

Marketing & Social Media

Is Instagram The Future Of Social Media?

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 4:30 pm

With over 400 million active users and 40 billion shared photos, Instagram is the rising star of the social media platform. It has been estimated that the engagement of users on Instagram is seven times higher than that on Twitter and Facebook. What started…

Productivity

Procrastination Is Part of the Entrepreneurial Process

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm

A lot of people believe that entrepreneurs are relentless hard workers that only sleep when it can somehow benefit their company. The stereotype of the overly ambitious startup founder comes from the inherently stressful nature of entrepreneurship. And while running your own business takes…

Data

5 Data Governance Pitfalls to Avoid

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Data is now one of the most valuable assets for any organization. The term Data Governance emerged from the need to manage the collection and utilization of data in an efficient manner. Data Governance can be looked upon as building standard practices, processes and…

Interviews

San Francisco

This Entrepreneur Went From F-16 Flight Instructor to Silicon Valley Insider

By | Dec 14, 2016 at 2:20 pm

The entrepreneurial journey is like a snowflake; no two are alike and they fall a lot more often than they rise. One of these entrepreneurs, Ilana Golan has recently made her mark as a go-to Silicon Valley insider for foreign-born startup founders. And her…

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Zohar Steinberg of Token on How to Build a Community of Customers

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. In the current landscape, having a quality product isn’t enough to guarantee success. If you really want to make an impact on the market, you…

Healthy Entrepreneur

This Is How Lack of Sleep Correlates With Depression

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Do you think losing a few hours of sleep each night is worthwhile, as long as you are getting more done each day? The evidence in this infographic indicates otherwise. When asked on Quora about lack of sleep and their ability to function, many…

Programming education

The Software Engineering School That Could Land You a Great Career

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 11:20 am

The tech industry is booming, and all data indicates that it will continue to grow strongly. Considering this, it is reasonable to expect a high demand of qualified professionals, especially for the most sought programming languages. In addition, this industry is also witnessing an…

Marketing & Social Media

The Key to Marketing to Millennials Is Passionate Influencing

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 10:30 am

87 million individuals in the United States comprise the Millennial Generation. They’re far larger and more diverse than the Baby Boomers before them and their purchasing power is subsequently unmatched. Your company must engage millennials if you want a chance at long-term economic viability….

Healthy Entrepreneur

6 Nutrition Tips For Busy Entrepreneurs

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 9:15 am

As an entrepreneur, you have people counting on you. Employees, customers, investors, and your friends and family need you to be healthy and high functioning. This won’t happen if your diet is full of fast foods, coffee drinks, and pastries. Check out the following…

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10 Memorable Ways to Sign Off a Professional Email

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. With the recent condemnation of “best” as a proper email sign off, you’ve likely been searching through your vocabulary for a more professional, appropriate, and interesting…